Bioinformatics Faculty

Only faculty affiliated with ILS are listed on this page.  Learn more about Institute of Bioinformatics faculty. The Institute of Bioinformatics Graduate Coordinator is Jonathan Arnold (arnold@uga.edu).

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Jonathan Arnold

Professor
Bioinformatics; Genetics

Professor, Genetics; Research interest: Fungal gene regulatory
and biochemical networks, and biological clocks.

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Justin Bahl

Associate Professor
Infectious Diseases; Bioinformatics

Ecology, epidemiology and evolution of infectious RNA viruses (Influenza A virus, avian paramyxovirus,
RSV, MERS-CoV) in animals and humans

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Jeff Bennetzen

Professor
Genetics; Bioinformatics

Plant genomics and genome evolution, transposable elements,
and regulatory gene evolution.

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Douda Bensasson

Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics; Plant Biology

Genome bioinformatics, ecological and evolutionary genomics of yeast.

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Casey Bergman

Associate Professor
Bioinformatics; Genetics
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Alexander Bucksch

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology; Bioinformatics

Computational Plant Science, Phenotyping, Plant Imaging and Simulation.

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Liming Cai

Professor
Bioinformatics
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Katrien Devos

Professor
Bioinformatics; Plant Biology

Crop genetics, comparative genomics and genome evolution.

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Kevin Dobbin

Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics

Cancer biomarkers, high dimensional data, translational cancer research.

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Travis Glenn

Associate Professor
Bioinformatics; Toxicology

Environmental Genomics; Crocodilians; Reptilian Genomics; Molecular Ecology.

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Natarajan Kannan

Associate Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics

Evolutionary systems biology; protein kinase signaling in plants, pathogens and microbes.

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Jessica Kissinger

Distinguished Research Professor
Bioinformatics; Genetics

Parasite genomics and the biology of genome evolution.

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Liang Liu

Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics

Phylogenetics, evolutionary biology, statistics.

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Tianming Liu

Professor
Bioinformatics; Neuroscience

Multiscale and multimodal brain mapping with applications to brain diseases.

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Leidong Mao

Associate Professor
Bioinformatics

Micro- and nano-technology, lab-on-a-chip systems, microfluidics,
single cell study, cancer diagnostics.

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Jan Mrázek

Associate Professor
Bioinformatics; Microbiology

Use bioinformatics and comparative genomics to study
relationships between the genomic DNA sequence and the
organism’s physiological characteristics,and regulatory
processes that govern the flow of genetic information.

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Andrew Paterson

Regents Professor and Head, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory
Plant Biology; Genetics; Bioinformatics

My unit’s work addresses dimensions of plant genome biology relevant toward a more bio-based economy, linking increased fundamental knowledge to improved human lives.

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Liliana Salvador

Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases; Bioinformatics

Computational ecology; ecology and evolution of infectious diseases;
evolutionary dynamics; animal movement.

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Bob Schmitz

Associate Professor
Genetics

Population epigenomics and mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance.

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Heinz-Bernd Schüttler

Professor
Bioinformatics

Computational biology, functional genomics, kinetics of biochemical reaction networks.

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Eva-Maria Strauch

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Protein design and engineering, design of anti-virals and immunogens,
protein chemistry and re-purposing of viral surface proteins,
computational biology

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Thiab Taha

Professor
Institute of Bioinformatics

Computational Science and Parallel Computing; Bioinformatics: Involved in a project called: Computing Life: to solve system of differential equations that model biochemical reaction networks by using efficient/parallel numerical methods.

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C.J. Tsai

Professor, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Bioinformatics; Genetics; Plant Biology

Growth-defense tradeoff, phenylpropanoid metabolism and carbon allocation,
gene family evolution and functional diversification, alternative splicing and gene duplication.

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Jason Wallace

Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics

Quantitative genetics, crop genomics, crop-microbiome interactions.

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Zhong-Ru (Paul) Xie

Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics

Computational drug discovery, simulation model, new computational tools for drug design

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Ying Xu

Professor, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics

Cancer Computational and Systems Biology, Computational Methods for
Protein Structure Prediction and Modeling.

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Kaixiong Ye

Assistant Professor
Genetics; Bioinformatics

Nutritional Genomics; Human Genetics; Population and Quantitative Genomics;
Gene-Diet Interaction during human evolution and in metabolic diseases;

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Shaying Zhao

Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Bioinformatics

Cancer genomics; human junk DNA; genomic instability.

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